The first phase of a makeover for 1½ miles of Whychus Creek south of Sisters is complete.
Articles that have appeared in the media about the Deschutes Basin and
the Deschutes River Conservancy.
The Crooked River upstream of Prineville Reservoir is already running low, and portions of the river could go dry this summer because of drought.
The Bend Park & Recreation District should replace Mirror Pond dam, not attempt to rehabilitate it, according to a majority of officials at a meeting about the dam on Wednesday.
Ryan Brennecke quickly stepped off the trail onto some boulders and cast his fly to the river under an overhanging tree.
The Bend Park & Recreation District hopes to start construction of the Colorado Avenue dam “safe passage” project in July, according to documents filed with city planners Thursday.
A Deschutes County planning board late Thursday voted against a Central Oregon Irrigation District proposal that would let the district bypass a long permitting process and convert open canal to closed pipe in a northeast Bend neighborhood.
Oregon’s rivers and streams hold more than 4 gigawatts of potential renewable energy, according to a report released last week by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Ray Sessler sized up the prospects Tuesday for the summer and the seven fields where he cultivates hay to feed his 800 head of cattle in winter.
A legal challenge to Bend’s $24 million water supply project appears to be headed to trial, after months of settlement talks between the city, U.S. Forest Service and opponents of the project failed to produce a deal.
John Garrison has wandered the waters of Central Oregon for the last 30 years as a fishing guide. So, naturally, he has some stories to tell.
Bend Park & Recreation District officials say they will let the utility company that owns Mirror Pond dam decide whether the public gets to see a taxpayer-funded inspection report on the structure .
Although a wet February and March eased some drought concern in Crook County, the head of the Ochoco Irrigation District isn’t sure whether he’ll be able to make full deliveries to all 862 of his customers this year.
The Bend man behind a proposed ballot initiative focused on Mirror Pond has pulled his original filing only to refile the exact same initiative.
Two proposed ballot initiatives could complicate Bend officials’ plan to take over Mirror Pond Dam, although a dispute over grammar has already delayed one of the efforts.
A nearly yearlong, heated dispute continued Thursday between the Central Oregon Irrigation District and several dozen property owners just northeast of Bend city limits over the fate of an irrigation canal that winds through their backyards.
PacifiCorp has completed repairs to the Mirror Pond dam, a spokesman said Wednesday, and believes water levels in the pond should return to normal this summer.
Three alternative solutions for the future of Mirror Pond were presented Thursday at a meeting of the City Club of Central Oregon.
Homeowners whose properties wind along a slow-moving canal in northeast Bend are rallying against an irrigation district’s plan to fill nearly a mile of the canal with closed piping.
One pineapple express after another bringing warm rain across Oregon has helped boost reservoirs west of the Cascades and snowpacks in the northern mountains.
The committee looking into what should be done with Mirror Pond got an up-close look at the leaking dam there Wednesday, joining representatives of PacifiCorp on a tour of the more than 100-year-old facility.